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The Autobiography of a Play Papers on Play-Making, II

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PAPERS ON PLAY MAKING

II

The Autobiography of a Play

by

BRONSON HOWARD

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY

AUGUSTUS THOMAS

Printed for the Dramatic Museum of Columbia University

in the City of New York

MCMXIV

CONTENTS

Introduction by Augustus Thomas The Autobiography of a Play by Bronson Howard Notes by B. M.

INTRODUCTION

The qualities that made Bronson Howard a dramatist, and then made him the first American dramatist of his day, were his human sympathy, his perception, his sense of proportion, and his construction. With his perception, his proportio...

The Tale of a Trooper –by: Clutha N. (Clutha Nantes) Mackenzie

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ON ACTIVE SERVICE SERIES

THE TALE OF A TROOPER

BY CLUTHA N. MACKENZIE

TROOPER, WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES, N.Z.E.F.

LONDON: JOHN LANE THE BODLEY HEAD

NEW YORK: JOHN LANE COMPANY

MCMXXI

Printed in Great Britain by Ebenezer Baylis & Son,

Trinity Works, Worcester.

CONTENTS

CHAP.

I MAC BECOMES A TROOPER II MAC EMBARKS FOR OVERSEAS III SORROWS AND JOYS IN A TROOPSHIP IV LAZY SHIPBOARD LIFE V ASHORE AGAIN VI DAYS IN THE DESERT VII MAC GOES TO CAIRO VIII MAC TOURS IN COMFORT IX MAC LUNCHES WITH THE SULTAN ...

Freedom In Service Six Essays on Matters Concerning Britain s Safety and Good Government –by: F. J. C. (Fossey John Cobb) Hearnshaw

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FREEDOM IN SERVICE

SIX ESSAYS ON MATTERS CONCERNING BRITAIN'S SAFETY AND GOOD GOVERNMENT

By F. J. C. HEARNSHAW, M.A., LL.D.

PROFESSOR OF MEDIAEVAL HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET, W. 1916

TO THE GLORIOUS AND IMMORTAL MEMORY OF LORD ROBERTS

CONTENTS

PAGE PREFACE ix

I. THE ANCIENT DEFENCE OF ENGLAND

I. UNIVERSAL OBLIGATION TO SERVE 1

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The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of Their Strife

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THE HEALING OF NATIONS AND THE HIDDEN SOURCES OF THEIR STRIFE

By Edward Carpenter

1915

" The Tree of Life ... whose leaves are for the Healing of the Nations "

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTORY

II. WAR MADNESS

III. THE ROOTS OF THE GREAT WAR

IV. THE CASE AGAINST GERMANY

V. THE CASE FOR GERMANY

VI. THE HEALING OF NATIONS

VII. PATRIOTISM AND INTERNATIONALISM

VIII. THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WAR AND RECRUITING

IX. CONSCRIPTION

X. HOW SHALL THE PLAGUE BE STAYED?

XI. COMMERCIAL PROSPERITY THE PROSPERITY OF...

Defenders of Democracy; contributions from representative men and women of letters and other arts from our allies and our own country, edited by the Gift book committee of the Militia of Mercy –by: Militia of Mercy (U.S.). Gift Book Committee

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"The kinship of blood between nations may grow weaker, but the kinship of ideals and purposes constitutes a permanent bond of union." John Lewis Griffiths

The net proceeds of the sale of this book will be used in aiding the needy families of the men of the Naval Militia who have been called to the defense of liberty.

Dedication

To our sailors, soldiers, and nurses in appreciation of their heroism and sacrifice in the cause of Liberty and Democracy.

"Oh, land of ours be glad of such as these." Theodosia Garrison.

"To such a task we can dedicate our lives a...

The American Revolution and the Boer War, An Open Letter to Mr. Charles Francis Adams on His Pamphlet The Confederacy and the Transvaal

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The American Revolution

and

The Boer War

An Open Letter to Mr. Charles Francis Adams on his Pamphlet "The Confederacy and the Transvaal"

By

SYDNEY G. FISHER

Author of "Men, Women and Manners in Colonial Times" "The Evolution of the Constitution" "The True Benjamin Franklin," etc.

(Reprinted from the Philadelphia Sunday Times of January 19, 1902)

PHILADELPHIA, January 14, 1902.

CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS, ESQ., Boston, Massachusetts.

Dear Sir:

I have been handed a pamphlet ...

No Man s Land

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E text prepared by Al Haines

Transcriber's note:

In the original book, the author was given as "Sapper," the pseudonym of Herman Cyril McNeile. This e book uses the author's real name.

NO MAN'S LAND

by

H. C. McNEILE

Author of "Men, Women, and Guns," "Sergeant Michael Cassidy, R.E.," and "The Lieutenant and Others"

Hodder and Stoughton London New York Toronto MCMXVII

TO

THE INFANTRYMAN

PREFACE

During the first few days of November 1914 Messines was lost in silence; during the first ...

With the Guards Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back –by: Edward P. Lowry

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WITH THE GUARDS' BRIGADE

FROM BLOEMFONTEIN TO KOOMATI POORT AND BACK

by THE

REV. E. P. LOWRY

Senior Wesleyan Chaplain with the South African Field Force

London Horace Marshall & Son Temple House, Temple Avenue, E.C. 1902

TO THE OFFICERS, NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS, AND MEN OF THE GUARDS' BRIGADE THIS IMPERFECT RECORD OF THEIR HEROIC DARING, AND OF THEIR YET MORE HEROIC ENDURANCE IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED, IN TOKEN OF SINCEREST ADMIRATION...

The Crime Against Europe A Possible Outcome of the War of 1914 –by: Roger Casement

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THE

Crime Against Europe

A Possible Outcome of the War of 1914

BY

SIR ROGER CASEMENT

COPYRIGHTED 1915

INTRODUCTION.

The reader must remember that these articles were written before the war began. They are in a sense prophetic and show a remarkable understanding of the conditions which brought about the present great war in Europe.

The writer has made European history a life study and his training in ...

The Coming Conquest of England –by: August Niemann

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THE COMING CONQUEST OF ENGLAND

by August Niemann

Translated by J. H. Freese

CONTENTS

I. THE COUNCIL OF STATE

II. THE OFFICERS' MESS

III. A RUSSIAN COMRADE

IV. THE CIRCASSIAN BEAUTY

V. THE CAPTAIN'S WIFE

VI. THE OUTRAGE

VII. THE MAHARAJAH

VIII. THE PAMIRS

IX. THE GERMAN EMPEROR

X. FIVE LAKHS OF RUPEES

XI. THE MOBILISATION

XII. THE CAMP OF LAHORE

XIII. THE BATTLE

XIV. IN THE PANIC STRICKEN CITY

XV. THE COURT MARTIAL

XVI. THE PROFESSOR

XVII. DOWNING STREET

XVIII. THE Y...

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